Canada Mining News

Pure Gold Mining’s latest drill results backs predictions

Test findings support the interpretation that the McVeigh Horizon is the folded continuation of the Austin Horizon.

Canadian mining company and global private equity firm partner to develop the Silvertip Mine

Vancouver-based JDS Silver Inc. has just received USD$65 million from resources-focused private equity firm Denham Capital.

Giant arctic gold mine takes one step closer

Amended impact review for TMAC's 3.2 million ounce Hope Bay project in Canada's Nunavut territory completed.

The hollowing out of Canadian mining

Vale’s takeover of Inco, 10 years on.

Caterpillar sees green shoots in mining, but sales far from picking up

The equipment maker is currently spending most of its R&D budget in its digital area, which aims to help miners reduce the amount of machinery needed at operations.

Skeena completes acquisition of Mount Rainey Silver

Mount Rainey Silver’s primary asset is a 100% owned portfolio of 46 Crown-granted mineral claims covering the past-producing, underground Prosperity–Porter Idaho–Silverado silver property located in the Golden Triangle of northwest British Columbia in the Skeena Mining Division.

Mining companies to build LNG plant in western Canada

The idea is to power the Casino copper-gold mine in the Yukon and Selwyn’s zinc-lead mine in the Yukon-Northwest Territories.

Plans to recover U3O8 from tailings ponds help boost price target for energy fuels

Dundee Capital Markets increased its target price for Energy Fuels after the company unveiled updated plans to position itself as the premier uranium producer in the U.S., including a scheme to recover U3O8 from tailings ponds at its White Mesa Mill facility.

Gold: Top explored commodity

The Canada-U.S. region accounted for 39% of all significant gold results announced between July 1 and Sept. 8, 2015.

Sandspring looking at “gold only” prospect in Guyana

Gold producers in the area have to deal with geopolitical hassles.

Gran Colombia Gold faces production halt amid labour war

“On Friday we won’t have stock if this doesn’t end,” Gran Colombia Gold’s CEO Lombardo Paredes warned.

Frack Sand: The unsung hero of the OPEC oil war

The late-2014, Saudi-initiated oil-price war may have taken the 'boom' out of the US shale industry as it seriously threatened OPEC market share, but Saudi victory has been elusive: US shale has proven amazingly resilient. The industry has adapted quickly to the new playing field, and the unsung hero of a new uptick in drilling and investment isn't just true grit—it's sand.

Suncor to take $80 million hit after Nova Scotia project found non-commercial

The charge is related to the first exploration well of its joint venture in the Shelburne basin, south of Nova Scotia.

One of world’s largest, newest diamond mines is now open

Gahcho Kué, a joint venture between De Beers Canada (51%) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49%), is expected to inject $5.2bn into Canada’s economy.

Slowdown at Minto copper mine poses challenges to Canada’s Yukon territory

A new report by the Conference Board of Canada states that the Yukon’s economy is facing the bleakest near-term outlook in the country.

Northern Gateway will not appeal Federal Court of Appeal decision that reversed project approval

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr has until Thursday to make a decision.

Tintina Resources resubmits operating permit application for Montana copper mine

Montana's Department of Environmental Quality expressed concerns about the Black Butte copper project's potential impacts from tailings.

Investors can't get enough of South America's 'lithium triangle'

More than half of the world’s identified resources of the mineral are found in South America's "lithium triangle", a region where Canada's Wealth Minerals has been acquiring assets.

Updated preliminary feasibility study completed for Seabridge Gold's KSM project

Seabridge Gold Inc. announced today the results of an updated Preliminary Feasibility Study (the “2016 PFS”) for its 100% owned KSM project located in northern British Columbia, Canada.

Mandalay resources resumes mining operations at Cerro Bayo

Operations returned to normal in all areas, excluding around the location where an accident occurred on September 10, 2016, while investigations continue.

For mining companies, digitization is the next gold rush — Barrick's Thornton

The only way companies will cut costs and increase efficiency will be to embed digital technologies in every dimension of how mines are operated and managed, says Barrick Gold.

North Montney pipeline gets extension

Sunset start clause for the pipeline tied to Petronas LNG project extended from June 2016 to June 2017

Resource Opportunities flash update: IDM site visit

James Kwantes recently travelled to northern British Columbia to visit IDM Mining's Red Mountain property, a high-grade gold project in a region dubbed "The Golden Triangle" for its rich endowment of precious metals.

Enviro campaign against Pebble mine reignited

A World Conservation Congress’ motion urges the US government to prevent the granting of permits for large-scale mining.

Canada OK’s three new oil sands projects

The proposed operations, worth about $3 billion in potential investments, could add up to 95,000 barrels of oil per day to current output.